Water Taxi


The Water Taxi will be back in service to Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria, and National Harbor on March 19, 2021. 

Get to The Wharf on the Water

If you’re checking out the region’s waterfront destinations, there’s no better way to travel than by water taxi. Come to The Wharf’s Transit Pier to catch a ride to Georgetown in DC, Old Town Alexandria in Virginia, or National Harbor in Maryland—and enjoy the scenic views of the nation’s capital from the Potomac.

Commute by Water Taxi

The Potomac Riverboat Company is pleased to offer early-morning and late evening commuter water taxi routes. Enjoy a 25-minute traffic-free commute by water from Alexandria to The Wharf and L’Enfant Plaza. Routes operate frequently from 7:00 AM until 9:35 PM giving you plenty of flexibility for your workday.

Fares and Hours to Georgetown, Alexandria, and National Harbor

One-Way: Adults starting at $13 | Senior (62+)/Military $12 | Children (Ages 2–11) starting at $9
Roundtrip: Adults starting at $21 | Senior (62+)/Military $19 | Children (Ages 2–11) starting at $15
One Day Pass: Adults $31
Two Day Pass: Adults $40
30-Day Pass: $95
Season Pass: $225

Alexandria/Old Town Service: Weekdays 7:00am - 9:35pm | Weekends 11:45am - 9:35pm
Georgetown Service: Daily 12:30pm - 8:15pm

Due to water conditions, the Water Taxi operates March-December each year.

View the Water Taxi schedule and purchase tickets

Get Your Fill at The Wharf

Fresh seafood is a given on the waterfront. But The Wharf offers more, including a wide selection of distinctive choices for food, drinks, and entertainment while you eat. Watch the chefs prepare your meal. Listen to music. Or just people-watch while you savor the flavors of The Wharf.

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Browse the Shops

Whether you’re looking for something specific or simply like to spend a few hours in our unique collection of stores, chances are you’ll find just what you’re looking for at our shops at The Wharf. And, of course, you can always treat yourself to a delicious dessert—or celebrate your shopping finds with a drink at one of our restaurants.

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